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David T. Ferguson Funeral Home

20 North Street, Washingtonville, NY

OBITUARY

Constance E. Gioia

July 26, 1920October 30, 2019
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Constance Esther Gioia, of Washingtonville, NY, entered into rest on October 30, 2019. She was 99. Constance was born in NY, NY on July 26, 1920 to Melchior and Sebastiana Vallone. Constance was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Peter Gioia, her brother Peter Vallone, who she raised, Louise Vallone, Peter’s wife, Sadie Corvo, sister-in-law and Teddy Corvo brother-in-law and Grace Gioia her sister-in-law. Constance was a retired designer and seamstress in the garment industry. Constance was a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Design. Constance worked as a designer and seamstress for manufacturers in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Constance was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed by her family and friends. She was the First Lady of the Blue and Gold Seniors for 15 years by her husband’s side. Constance enjoyed cooking, going to the movies, going to the theater, especially Radio City Music Hall and eating cannolis. Constance is survived by her sons, Paul and his wife Barbara Gioia of Goodyear, AZ and Mel and his wife, Dorothy Gioia, of Washingtonville, NY; and daughter, Nina and her husband Louie Bruno of Salisbury Mills, NY; grandchildren, Anthony Bruno, Peter and his wife Briana Gioia, Michael and his wife Sylwia Gioia and Jennifer Gioia; great grandchildren, Cole and Aislynn Gioia as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Sunday Nov. 3 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm at David T Ferguson Funeral Home, 20 North Street, Washingtonville, New York. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday Nov. 4 at 11:00 am St Mary's Church, 42 Goshen Avenue, Washingtonville, NY. Burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery Washingtonville. Donations is Constance memory may be made to St. Jude Children's research hospital www.stjude.org or to the charity of ones choice. To leave an online condolence please visit www.davidtfergusonfh.com

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Burial Following Funeral Mass Monday, November 4, 2019

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